Hollywood just can’t keep the lid on their sexual-assaulting pastimes. The lid on Harvey Weinstein’s rapey ways has already been blown wide open for all to see. We’re also hearing rumblings of people preparing to come forward about Hollywood pedophiles. All the while, the A-listers closest to Harvey Weinstein are doing damage control. Which brings us to George Clooney.
George Clooney has revealed his lawyer wife Amal has faced sexual harassment at work.
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the actor insisted the problem is not unique to Hollywood but pervades all industries.
The 56-year-old said of human rights lawyer Amal, 39: ‘She’s faced those exact kinds of situations in law.’
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, he added: ‘It’s everywhere and so it needs to be addressed as if it’s a problem for all of us.
‘And we have to take it on full force because the kind of assault that we’re talking about now is… it’s so infuriating that this was allowed to go on as long as it did.’
Firstly, in all fairness, Georgie-boy denounced Harvey Weinstein and his nasty little habit. That’s not lost on us. But, having said that…Clooney knew what was going on. Also, everyone else in Hollywood knew and they kept their botoxed mouths shut to protect their own careers. So, spare us your feigned ignorance and surprise, George.
Notice also how George is trying to pivot and turn this whole kerfuffle into a social justice crusade? “I know what Harvey did is bad and all, but this isn’t just Hollywood. Everybody’s raping everybody, everywhere and every day.” I guess the real culprit here is the patriarchy and “toxic masculinity.” Except that’s not even remotely true.
Rape happens, sure. But, not even close to Weinstein levels. When rapes do happen outside of Hollywood, there usually isn’t a mass coverup with legions of the rapist’s peers. Telling fibs like this is George and Tinseltown elitists’ way of avoiding responsibility for their involvement.
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